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Cold foot
This was the day we had a big dump of snow (which after a day or two froze hard).

The Jackdaw had been pushing his bill into the snow to find anything buried there, turned around and then lifted a foot up into his feathers.

You have to feel sorry for them don't you.

TTTW (too cold to open it anyway!
Habitat
Rural town garden
Location
Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland
Date taken
9 February, 2021
Scientific name
Corvus monedula
Equipment used
Nikon Coolpix P900 Birdwatching mode
Staff member
Opus Editor
Supporter
A great close up image of this Jackdaw D and stands out perfectly in all that snow!
Seems you guys got hit hard this winter and spring.
 
I watch the birds in the snow too! The juncos do this forward backward movement in the snow. I'm wondering if it's to keep their feet warm. A lovely photo Delia! Brrrrr! Spring is finally here, although it's not too warm today!
 
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Interesting! If it weren't for my toes and fingers getting cold, I'd do some research on how long they warm up one foot before switching to the other.
 

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Category
Britain & Europe
Added by
delia todd
Date added
View count
186
Comment count
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Image metadata

Device
NIKON COOLPIX P900
Aperture
ƒ/4.5
Focal length
30.3 mm
Exposure time
1/250
ISO
100
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
BF Jackdaw.jpg
File size
309.4 KB
Date taken
Tue, 09 February 2021 10:54 AM
Dimensions
3500px x 2395px

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